Posts under Inspirational

Entrepreneurship Lessons from a 16-Year-Old Inventor

Published: December 14, 2015 | Business, Inspirational | No Comments

Sixty percent of people with dementia wander off, especially at night, causing much stress for both patients and caregivers. Today, I’d like you to meet Kenneth Shinozuka, a teen inventor who came up with a novel solution to help people with Alzheimer’s and their families with this issue. When he was six years old, a […]

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How Much Are You Getting Paid to Give Up On Your Dreams?

Updated: November 12, 2017 | Inspirational | 8 Comments

The daughter of a friend asks, “So mommy, if you would be doing one thing that you really, really like right now, what would that be?” “I’d be making custom clothes for little girls,” my friend replies. “So what’s stopping you from doing it?” her daughter asks back. My friend was at a loss for […]

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In The End, Your Success Will Speak For Itself

Published: November 2, 2015 | Inspirational | 4 Comments

I like reading motivational quotes on social media. They are not only uplifting and inspirational, but they also give you an idea of what it takes to be successful in life. If you’ve encountered any of them, then you know how these posts sometimes focus on persistence, discipline, and determination; on how it will be […]

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Life Lessons from Ashton Kutcher

Updated: October 15, 2017 | Inspirational, Life Lessons | 6 Comments

Christopher Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, producer, investor and former model. While he’s more popularly known as a comedian, this guy actually has more depth than you’d expect. Below is his acceptance speech when he won the Ultimate Choice title during the 2013 Teen Choice Award. It’s a 4-minute speech about the three life […]

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The Power of Belief: Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset

Updated: September 7, 2016 | Inspirational, Mindsetting | 2 Comments

The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability, we will be brittle in the face of adversity. These are words from Josh Waitzkin, a multi-talented athlete and author, who learned early on in his life, the power of belief and how it can help you succeed in life. Below, […]

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Life Lessons From A Farmer’s Son

Published: June 6, 2015 | Inspirational | 5 Comments

Last year, I had the privilege to attend a 3-day workshop organized by the Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) on Global Entrepreneurship. It was a great experience because apart from the business knowledge I gained, I was also able to network with several successful entrepreneurs. Among those who I met was Sir Dado Banatao, who was […]

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The Time You Have (In JellyBeans)

Published: May 1, 2015 | Inspirational, Life Lessons | 1 Comment

Have you ever really thought about the time you will spend on Earth? Have you ever wondered how that time can quickly pass us by? How fleeting our life’s moments are, and how much of it we waste on things that don’t really matter in the long run. This video below can give you a […]

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5 Ways To Kill Your Dreams

Published: April 23, 2015 | Inspirational | 1 Comment

All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it. TED Fellow and Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce breaks down five easy-to-believe myths that ensure your dream projects will never come to fruition.

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What Are You Waiting For?

Published: April 2, 2015 | Inspirational | No Comments

It’s been awhile since I shared a song with you here. So while you take the time to rest and reflect during this season, let me give you something to think about. The song below is “What Are You Waiting For?” by rock band, Nickelback. It’s an upbeat song with a great message, and I’ve […]

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Overcoming Obstacles by Steven Claunch

Published: November 15, 2014 | Inspirational | 2 Comments

When faced with a bump in the road, sometimes we forget we have a choice: overcome the obstacle or let it overcome you. Steven Claunch, who was born without fingers on his right hand and with one leg shorter than the other and has excelled in basketball nonetheless, explains why obstacles can provide an opportunity […]

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